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There are 3 ways to get from Edinburgh to Leith by bus, taxi or foot

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  1. Take the bus from Hillside, Leopold Place to Leith, Albert Street

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Leith

Walk

  1. Walk from Edinburgh to Leith

Edinburgh to Leith by bus

2630 Weekly Buses
5 min Average Duration
£1 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Edinburgh to Leith is to bus, which costs £1 - £5 and takes 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Leith is to bus which costs £1 - £5 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hillside, Leopold Place and arriving at Leith, Albert Street. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Leith is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Leith without a car is to bus which takes 5 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The bus from Hillside, Leopold Place to Leith, Albert Street takes 5 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Edinburgh to Leith bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, depart from Hillside, Leopold Place station.

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Edinburgh to Leith bus services, operated by Lothian Buses, arrive at Leith, Albert Street station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Leith.
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  • Distance: 1.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Leith, Scotland?

Lothian Buses operates a bus from Hillside, Leopold Place to Leith, Albert Street every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 5 min. Edinburgh Coach Lines also services this route every 2 hours.

Bus operators
Lothian Buses
Phone
0131 554 4494
Email
mail@lothianbuses.co.uk
Website
lothianbuses.com
Bus from Hillside, Leopold Place to Leith, Albert Street
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Lothian Buses
Airport zone
£5
City zone
£2
Edinburgh Coach Lines
Phone
+44 (0) 131 554 5413
Email
enquiries@edinburghcoachlines.com
Website
edinburghcoachlines.com
Bus from Broughton, Mansfield Place to Pilrig, Buchanan Street
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Edinburgh Coach Lines
Other operators
Taxi from Edinburgh to Leith
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Persevere Cabs
Phone
+44 131 555 2323
Website
perseverecabs.com
Dunedin Taxis
Phone
+44 131 669 2323
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 131 777 7777
Website
capitalcarsscotland.co.uk

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